A random assortment of trivia questions, some multi-part. some with single answers. All parts of an answer are worth 10 points, therefore if a question has a 3 part answer, that would be worth a total of 30 points (total points available per question are in parentheses to the left of each question). Total available points are 500 (hence the name of the quiz!) To earn 10 points, first and last names are required. First or last name only earns 5 points.

1. (30 points)What are the names of the host and his sidekick on the talk show parody Night Stand, and who plays the host?
2. (10 points)According to Gil-Scott Heron, the Revolution will not be televised, but it will be _____?
3. (20 points)What popular singer performed "Smelly Cat" on Friends, and provide the lyrics up to the word 'fault'.
4. (30 points)Two NHL teams have worn long pants for a good portion of at least one recent season, and one MLB team introduced short pants in another season. Name those 3 teams.
5. (40 points)Two different rock artists have hit the Top 40 with the same song with one including the word "tane" in it, the other not. Name the song, the two groups, and what does "tane" mean?
6. (30 points)IDENTIFY: A) Who threw out the first ball at the 1986 Major League Baseball All Star Game, B) What the letters H.E.A.T. stand for in the TV series "Acapulco H.E.A.T.", C) How old is George Thorogood in the song "Who Do You Love"?
7. (30 points)Name the two teams and the date of the first Major League Baseball (non-Spring Training)interleague game.
8. (60 points)HANSON - MANIA!! A) First names of the three members of the 'pop' group, B) First names of the three brothers in the movie "Slap Shot"
9. (70 points)ROCK ANAGRAMS!!! Identify the singers: A) Eat Bran Pat, B) Good Toe Hog Roger, C) Ye Trod Larger, D) I replace Coo, E) Sing Per Teens Curb, F) Mr. Mojo Risin, G) Lads Don't Train
10. (20 points)Provide the names of the last two winners of the WLAF title.
11. (10 points)Who is the only man in Major League Baseball history to have a total of 14 hit over three consecutive (Hint: In the lifetime of anyone who remembers Mood Rings)
12. (70 points)The Tom Tom Club's song "Genius of Love (5:34 version) mentions 7 different musical artists. Name them (BTW, if Jan and Dean were mentioned, that would count as one artist. But they're not).
13. (40 points)If you are in the Red Sea resort of Eilat, what 4 countries can you see on a clear day?
14. (10 points)Who is the only Major League Baseball position player in the past 25 years to get an extra base hit in his first plate appearance, then return to the majors as a pitcher and get a victory in his first pitching performance?
15. (30 points)Z's ARE WILD! Identify these items starting with the letter Z: a) Middle-Eastern spice, B) Fortune-telling game in the movie 'Big', C) "Gay Blade"
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